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Jenny Beth Martin delivers speech at Western Conservative Summit

Jenny Beth Martin delivers a speech at the 2014 Western Conservative Summit in Denver. The speech covers her recent experiences along the Texas/Mexico border, and underscores our need for protecting our borders and to oppose attempts at a "border bailout". The text of her speech is as follows: I bring news from the Rio Grande Valley, the breach point for the largest invasion of American territory since the British occupied and burned our capital city in the War of 1812. Just yesterday morning, I awoke in McAllen, Texas, having spent the better part of the past week seeing for myself – and for you – exactly what is happening along our ...

Exempt America: Reactions From the West Lawn

On Tuesday, the Exempt America Rally drew approximately 7,000 patriots from across America. Braving heat, missed work, and Beltway lobbyists, they came to demand Congress defund Obamacare. Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Jenny Beth Martin said it best as the rally closed – despite the politicians and other speakers at the rally, the real attention deserves to be on the politically courageous men and women who stood for hours in the hot sun to defend their country. In honor of those who traveled to the Rally, Here are perspectives from those on the lawn. We couldn’t get to everyone, so be sure to post your own in the comments! ...

Tea Party Patriots interviews former Representative and Lieutenant Colonel Allen West

RUSH TRANSCRIPT Dustin Siggins: How are you doing at CPAC today? LTC Allen West: I’m doing very well. I’ve been up already, doing interviews, conducted some interviews with Next Generation TV shows   DS: How are things since you left Congress? What have you been up to? AW: I’ve been sitting here in the booth of PJ Media and our Next Generation Initiative, that has been my main focus. I’ve been doing a news program, an interview program, that tries to crystallize the news for young people, the Millennial Generation, to get them involved and get them the truth, but also get that bridge to their parents and grandparents, to get all ...

Congress at Lowest Approval Rating in History

Suffering Americans are Fed Up with Congressional Inaction on Spending WASHINGTON, DC – A new poll from Rasmussen Reports found that just nine percent (9%) of Likely Voters think Congress is doing a good or excellent job, tying the lowest rating ever for the second month in a row.  The poll also found that fifty percent (50%) rate congressional performance as poor.  The results come at a time when the majority of Americans say that they have had to make major lifestyle changes in the face of rising gas prices, according to Gallup, but Congress refuses to make meaningful spending cuts. “Americans believe bickering Members of Congress care ...

News Briefing for Thursday, March 26

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: The GOP quandary: How far right without falling over the edge? “…Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is at or near the top of most early polls among Republicans, likes to boast how he stuck to conservative principles to win statewide office three times in a centrist state. “To win the center, you don’t have to go to the center, you have to lead,” he said last week during a Tea Party Patriots telephone town hall. Tea party loyalists are still somewhat wary of Walker, though, because of past positions on immigration and government support for ethanol, a big issue in Iowa, site of the nation’s first caucus…” ht...

News Briefing for Wednesday, March 25

HEALTHCARE: How many will have to pay back Obamacare subsidies? “More Americans will owe the government money for their Obamacare subsidy than won't, says a new analysis. A big upcoming Tax Day question is how many Americans with government-subsidized health insurance will find that they collected more in subsidies than they're qualified for and have to pay some of it back — and how many will find themselves in the opposite position, with the government owing them money. The Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that half of all subsidy-eligible households will be in the first boat, owing the government an average payment of $794. That situat...

News Briefing for Tuesday, March 24

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Tea Party first to cheer Cruz bid (quote by Jenny Beth) “He's a leader of the Tea Party in Washington, so it's not a surprise that Tea Party leaders are heaping praise on Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential announcement today. Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, was the first to embrace Cruz, noting his firm stands on conservative principles. "It's fitting that Sen. Ted Cruz is the first announced candidate in the GOP presidential field," Martin said in a statement. "In his two short years in the Senate, he has yielded to no one in championing the values of personal freedom, economic freedom and a debt-free ...

News Briefing for Monday, March 23

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Cruz to launch White House bid, will tea party go along? (Tea Party Patriots mentioned) “…While tea party leaders still like Cruz, they’re also looking elsewhere for 2016. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, regarded as a new voice and a Washington outsider, has drawn a passionate following, particularly in Iowa. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the 2008 Iowa caucus, retains a loyal conservative following. Walker so far has pulled ahead of everyone, and held a telephone town hall last week with followers of one group, the Tea Party Patriots. Afterward, the group said on its website “there is perhaps no one the ...

News Briefing for March 21

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Early line: 3-man race for 2016 GOP nomination “Much of who’s ahead and who’s not at this stage “is based on who’s known and who’s not known,” said Fergus Cullen, another former New Hampshire Republican chairman. Cullen hosted a reception at his home for Bush last week. What’s lacking in the top tier is a hardcore conservative or tea party favorite. Tea party loyalists are sympathetic to Walker, for example, but still have some doubts. At a Tea Party Patriots telephone town hall meeting this week, some questioned whether he has shifted his position on government help for ethanol over the years. Mike Huckabee, ...

Gov. Scott Walker’s Tea Party Patriots Tele Townhall – March 16, 2015

(Photo Credit: Megan McCormick, Wikipedia) On Tuesday, Tea Party Patriots was honored to have Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker join thousands of patriots on a tele townhall. He spoke out firmly against big government, Obamacare, amnesty and ethanol subsidies. Walker understands that “Washington, D.C. is 68 miles surrounded by reality” and fighter for liberty. Gov. Walker has for years been a leading conservative voice outside the D.C. bubble. His track record is one of remarkable dedication to smaller government and individual freedom. He matches his principled rhetoric with impressive victories on behalf of hard-working Wisconsin taxpayers ...